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  • emJustice for All Earl Warrenem
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    Justice for All: Earl Warren

    Jim Newton talked about his biography, Justice for All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made, published by Riverhead. He recounted the life of Earl Warren, the chief justice of the United States from…

  • The Roberts Court
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    The Roberts Court

    Panelists discussed the Roberts Court, shifts in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the role of Justice Kennedy as the swing vote. They responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Roberts…

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    Reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford

    Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer and nine U.S. appeals court judges presided over a moot court reconsideration of Dred Scott v. Sandford. After hearing from lawyers and academics from across the country representing…

  • First Year of the Roberts Court
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    First Year of the Roberts Court

    In a portion of a symposium reviewing the 2005-2006 U.S. Supreme Court term, panelists talked about the new justices on the court, Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justice Alito, and the…

  • Alito Confirmation Hearing Day 5 Part 1
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    Alito Confirmation Hearing, Day 5 Part 1

    A panel of legal scholars testified about the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the topics they addressed were his qualifications and experience as both a…

  • Roberts Supreme Court Nomination
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    Roberts Supreme Court Nomination

    Professors Chemerinsky and Edleman spoke to reporters about opposition to the nomination of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court. They discussed a letter signed by over 100…

  • Ten Commandments Cases
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    Ten Commandments Cases

    Following oral arguments in two cases involving the placement of the Ten Commandments on courthouse and public grounds, litigants talked to reporters on the steps of the Supreme Court…